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CSPAN
Aug 8, 2013 9:00pm EDT
-span. programs on every first lady, from martha washington. tonight, elizabeth munro and catherine adams. [captions copyright national cable satellite corp. 2013] [captioning performed by national captioning institute] ♪ >> elizabeth monroe was a true partner in her husband's career. they were a love story and absolutely devoted to each other. elizabeth monroe had a well- developed sense of style and image. this is a woman who knew how to carry herself with great elegance. >> it is called the era of good feeling. >> this is a woman who spoke french. >> very great beauty. she received is seldom anything in the white house. she hated it. >> dignity, civility. those are the words that come to mind. >> elizabeth monroe served as first lady from 1817 to 1825 as a time known as the era of good feeling. coming up, we will explore her life and what were not always happy times inside the white house for this woman born into a well-to-do new york family. she married james monroe at the age of 17 and traveled new york extensively with him. she brought with her to the white house a certain french
FOX
Aug 8, 2013 10:00pm EDT
the run. you see the corners up they want to play man to man like he did in washington and they realize they are going to play bigger receivers so more physical in the secondary. >> picks up a first down. there is a flag. >> illegal hands to the face no. 29 defense. the penalty is declined with the completed pass. first down. >> that's wilson. he just did that off head. there's the shot to the head just can't do it. >> any time you go near somebody's head, you are probably going to get a flag. >> redskins the penalty takes a result of the play and now royster tackled by eight year wimbley six and a half remaining in the third quarter. kirk causes started the game for the redskins. titans then scored two first quarter touch downs chris johnson. redskins tied the hankerson late second quarter. second down and 9. wide receivers screen nick william out of you con his first representation. city of richmond thanks the washington redskins for making richard pond virginia welcomes all fans of the burgundy and gold to visit the new facility and explore the richmond religion. >> the washington re
PBS
Aug 9, 2013 3:00pm PDT
challenging moments of diplomacy, the u.s. and russia held high-level meetings in washington. margaret warner recaps today's talks. >> brown: four out of ten street lights don't work and it takes an hour on average for detroit police to respond to 9-1-1 calls. hari sreenivasan looks at the motor city's battle amid bankruptcy. >> detroiters are so used to bad news, and they are so used to things not really breaking our way, and they're used to getting up the next morning and going, "well, i can't stop, i've got to keep going, i've got to keep trying." >> woodruff: david brooks and ruth marcus analyze the week's news. >> brown: and yes, those are goats in that graveyard. more than a hundred of them. kwame holman tells us what they're doing in this historic washington, d.c., cemetery. >> woodruff: that's all ahead on tonight's "newshour." >> major funding for the pbs newshour has been provided by: >> support also comes from carnegie corporation of new york, a foundation created to do what andrew carnegie called "real and permanent good." celebrating 100 years of philanthropy at carnegie.org. >>
NBC
Aug 9, 2013 5:00am EDT
northern maryland, washington county near home invasiontown to west virginia, martinsburg is getting wet, i think that's going to stay north of the metro area so anything will be light, short lived and not very widespread, however, things are going to be changing as we head into the afternoon hours for today and there you can see our weather headlines featuring warm and muggy conditions. we'll see some showers and thundershowers this afternoon that could produce some heavy downpours and there could be some standing water on some of the roadways as that heavy rain comes down. but the weekend, which, of course, is upon us -- happy friday, by the way -- are looking better. we can't rule out showers altogether this weekend but the majority of it is looking better. we'll have that in your end in in a few minutes. right now from the belfort furniture weather center, we need to go to wtop, amanda is out today and bob bob is in the wtop traffic center. >> 295 moving well into town, no issues coming in on pennsylvania avenue or on route 50. we're steady headed through annapolis and bowie, coming in
PBS
Aug 9, 2013 6:00pm EDT
would precipitate another crisis here in washington that no economist thinks is a good idea-- i'm assuming that they will not take that... that path. i have confidence that common sense in the end will prevail. >> woodruff: the president also fielded questions on his upcoming decision to appoint a new federal reserve chairman this fall, saying it was one of the most important decisions that remained in his presidency. and he also urged house republicans to move forward with an immigration reform bill once members return from their summer recess. >> brown: later in the program we'll have david brooks and ruth marcus respond to what the president said. between now and then: the u.s. and russia try to warm their frosty relationship; detroit struggles after declaring bankruptcy; brooks and marcus on the week's news and goats in the graveyard. but first, the other news of the day. here's kwame holman. >> holman: american government personnel left lahore, pakistan today because of a specific threat to the consulate there. the u.s. shifted non-essential staff from lahore to the capita
PBS
Aug 8, 2013 5:00pm PDT
democracy, good to see. in washington d.c., the chief political columnist and one house correspondent for newsmax. what are the issues that could fit into something called human rights under the criminal justice system? your time is scarce. tell us what you have written about its implications and ramifications for all of us. >> i am following this case like you are for several years. each time there's something new, it gets more and more unbelievable if you have read kafka or orwell, this is nothing. they say the russian officials stole 230 million. people put him in prison when he testified and he stayed in prison 358 days after he was tortured and almost died. after this campaign started, the united states and europeans want to maybe discuss it. at the same time, russia saw european union will react in the same way the united states did. they decided to judge the dead man, he was found guilty, being dead, and his chief was sentenced to nine years in prison in russia. >> the idea of convicting someone who is dead does seem somewhat bizarre, almost medieval. in terms of talking about
PBS
Aug 9, 2013 2:30pm PDT
officials might have met in washington, but the fact president obama called off a planned summit with vladimir putin is a sign of underlying tensions. many say this is not just about politics, but personality. and as long as barack obama and leonard could remain in office, tensions between america and russia will continue to exist. the men get on? at a white house press conference today, president obama gave us some insight. >> i know the press likes to focus on body language. slouch likekind of the board kit in the back of the conversation. the truth is when we're in conversations together, it is often very productive. >> body language aside. right now, there are no plans for a summit between these two men. the talks are being seen as a positive step in u.s.-russia relations. i discussed u.s. relations with russia with the former u.s. defense secretary william cohen. and i asked just how bad the relationship is. >> it has gotten very cool in the last several years, but since putin came back into power to be for sure. there were some helpful provisions and incentives to get back
LINKTV
Aug 9, 2013 2:00pm PDT
to washington. >> caught in someone else's war -- how the conflict in syria is taking its toll on the country's children. >> and bundesliga is back. bayern kick off the german soccer season. there is a chill in the air and it has people reminiscing about the cold war. >> foreign ministers from the united states and russia met in washington. their mission -- to bridge the differences that have stopped talks between their bosses. >> u.s. president barack obama canceled plans to meet russian president putin next month. >> what sounded like a slap at obama, the russian prime minister told reporters it is time for the u.s. and russia to work together as grown-ups. >> he came to washington with a long list of issues. up for discussion, afghanistan, iran, and north korea, arms control, and human rights. both sides were ready for open and frank talks, but on this day, one issue overshadowed all the rest. >> it's no secret that we have experienced some challenging moments. obviously not just over the snowden case. we will discuss these differences today for certain, but this meeting remains important
CSPAN
Aug 9, 2013 1:00am EDT
in washington, she took her sweets where she could find them. apparently she had her sons and others buy chocolate shells by the barrelful and she writes about the medicinal qualities of fudge. i mean it was as if she took it where she could find them. that's pretty pathetic. >> i would say that the shells are probably not bon-bons. she is not sitting on her sofa munching. they're the cocoa bean shell. you would steep them in hot water. it would be like coffee and you would add milk. she was interested in the medicinal qualities of it. i wouldn't go too far on john quincy's sourness. there is affection between the two of them and great love. otherwise she could have stayed in quincy. >> after they lost, i think, the daughter, is it true he gave her a book on the diseases of the mind? >> some months later, yes. >> it's the modernize, the insensitivity. he is certainly not a modern husband. louisa had by one count nine miscarriages. >> minimum five and a still birth, officially more. -- potentially more. they are sometimes hard to read into it because of how discreet they are with their la
CSPAN
Aug 8, 2013 11:00pm EDT
in washington, he started as a reporter's reporter. about how he likes we like to describe. he is a third-generation newsman. down at the under the table is alex mueller, who gives us a different perspective. he gives us a graphic perspective and he has background in graphic design and journalism. both were rollcall and for the hill. we have experienced much of the industry. those are our panelists. we are very happy to have all of them here. , i am not going to make any kind of presentation. but we would just like to throw out some questions, to jump and come an analyst at jumping in with each other and we will talk about whatever you want to talk about. i would like to ask the panelist to talk about how you do things differently so how is this effective in communicating politics? >> i would like to say that we threw out the mold in terms of stories when we created politifact. we thought that the inverted term and was not going to be the way that they had a whole different form of journalism. it was something where the information was communicated both through an individual and fact chec
NBC
Aug 9, 2013 5:00am EDT
an accident at the harbor tunnel thruway it is a disabled vehicle. another accident on washington boulevard at old washington road in howard county. 795, 60 miles per hour. once you get to the west side, 11 minutes. 11 minutes on the north side. this is harford road. an easy start from 95 over towards the 83's. that is the latest on traffic pulse 11. little bit ofe a rain to contend with. some heavy downpours could develop this afternoon. some rain showers out in the western suburbs around frederick. those are just sprinkles. you will see some thunderstorms redevelop this afternoon. temperatures in the mid to upper 80's. it will feel warmer than that because of the humidity. >> 76 degrees at the airport. some parents still have a lot of shopping to do to get their children ready for back-to- school. no sales tax on some of your purchases. cyber-mart promoting a money for back-to-school shopping. some gun owners will be taking their guns to star >> welcome back. good morning. 5:15. somebody left the lights on. is that the stadium? justin timberlake? they left the lights on all night long. we
ABC
Aug 9, 2013 5:00am EDT
a rolls along washington streets between 11 at night and 7 in the morning and there will be a increased police presence outside the student apartments on north wolf street. >>> 21 million dollars is on its way to curtis bay and senator mikulski is excited about the long lasting impact on baltimore's. [audio not understandable] >> it will enabled us to have jobs the next 4 or 5 years and lay the groundwork. [audio not understandable] >> it will be used to upgrade critical equipment like tugboats to break up ice. some will go toward the repairs of the eagle. 82 military personnel and more than 500 civilian workers work at the curtis bay coast guard station. >>> later today, prz obama is ex-- president obama is speced to sorn-- expected to sign a bill to slash interest rates on student loans. the white house says the plans will save millions of students for an average of 1500 dollars on loans they take out for school this year. >>> time to stalk sports. 6 minutes after 5 -- time to talk sports. 6 minutes after 5. the ravens blasted the bucs 44-16 in the preseason opener. runningback pierce
CNN
Aug 8, 2013 11:00pm PDT
of the communication structure remains shrouded in mystery. tom foreman, washington. >> of course the great irony using so much american innovation to try to destroy america. >>> our tourt fourth story outfront, dr. sanjay gupta changes his mind on weed. 20 states allow medical marijuana. and the medical community seems to be changing its mind on pot. but you know, not everybody is. a lot are adamantly against it. but there is a dramatic turn around for dr. gupta who just four years ago wrote an article for "time" magazine titled why i would vote no for pot. the ground breaking new documentary airing this sunday on cnn. and in it, he explained why he changed his mind. sanjay, the fda says marijuana is harmful, we know that. michael bloomberg is quoted saying medical marijuana is the greatest hoax of all time. you were in that camp, right? you agreed. you looked at the evidence, and i remember a few weeks ago saying i have this documentary coming up, and i think the government is reprehensible for not allowing pot. >> i'm surprised by both mayor bloomberg's comments and how long the government has been
MSNBC
Aug 9, 2013 6:00am PDT
become a full-blown crisis. back at home, the president is paying the price for washington dysfunction. he's been swept up in public s disgust which is now in the white house too. the legislative accomplishment, immigration, looks very far off. instead, the fight over the implementation of health care has become the battle of the fall. in about three weeks, what's expected to be a bruising fall budget fight will kick into high gear. they have to agree by october 1 on a stop gap measure. in early november, they have to come up with a debt ceiling deal and be forced to make a deal or default. quite the first seven months of the second term. questioning this afternoon, though, likely to be dominated by foreign policy topics. thanks to the news this week of the new deep freeze in u.s./russian relations. joining me now to talk about all of it is a man who's a veteran of all of these foreign policy issues, former u.s. ambassador to the united nations and former governor of new mexico bill richardson. governor richardson, good to see you, sir. >> nice to be with you, chuck. >> let's start w
LINKTV
Aug 9, 2013 5:30am PDT
. washington has also alerted u.s. citizens not to travel to pakistan. the u.s. has issued a worldwide alert warning americans that terrorist organization al qaeda may be planning attacks in august. particularly in the middle east and north africa. we will, of course, bring you more on this story as it comes into the newsroom. supporters of deposed egyptian president mohamed morsi have turned their ongoing sit in into a massive street party in cairo to celebrate the end of ramadan and the start of eid. thousands of morsi followers defiantly took to the streets, including his wife and daughter, will make their first public appearance since he was ousted in july. yes, despite warnings from the military backed government that security forces would clear the pro-morsi cam. catherine is in cairo, and she has the latest. >> continuing their protest on this, the second day of the eid holiday in egypt. planning a number of marches from different mosques around cairo due to converge on the main sit in. square outside cairo university later on this afternoon. the coalition, as morsi supporters call th
FOX
Aug 8, 2013 11:00pm EDT
visit mid atlantic and buy your official office supplier of the washington redskins. redskins lead by one first and 10 titans from their own 38- yard line. tennessee with all three time outs. out of the shotgun. smith off his back foot under pressure pass incomplete. >> you just know not going to sit back and let rusty down the field. trying to put a lot of pressure on him. richard crawford closing up inside. you see the pressure coming outside. what they want to do. jordan pugh. >> smith to you outside on second and 10. pass is caught by preston. clock stops a minute 50 remaining moments ago. here's mike shanahan greeting the injured kimbrough. >> a lot of guys come back and play for the redskins and a lot of that has to do with the coaches, the organization, the job that bruce allen has done and dan snyder has made to this football team an the way it's been built. >> smith dump it off and the titans having to move the chain there is a flag. the catch was made by reynaud. it's coming become. >> ten yard penalty. >> veteran left tackle barry richardson. >> how about the start to th
ABC
Aug 9, 2013 6:30pm EDT
to washington. where the president called out the president of russia. about the olympics and gay rights. and a lot more. abc's chief white house correspondent jonathan karl was there. >> reporter: the president talked for the first time about canceling his meeting next month with russian president, vladimir putin, saying that despite the tension, they have a decent personal relationship. >> i know the press likes to focus on body language, and he's got that kind of slouch, looking like the bored kid in the back of the classroom. but the truth is, is that when we're in conversations together, oftentimes, it's very productive. >> reporter: the president said he is offended by russia's new anti-gay law, where foreigners could go to jail, for quote, promoting homosexuality, but when it comes to the upcoming winter olympics in russia -- >> i do no think it's appropriate to boycott the olympics. one of the things i'm really looking forward to is maybe some gay and lesbian athletes bringing home the gold, the silver, or the bronze. which i think would go a long way in rejecting in the kind of
NBC
Aug 9, 2013 4:30am EDT
, linda. 75 degrees, 4:35 your time. >> still to come on "good morning, washington," a big-name storm could be impacting you, the next time you go shopping for a new >> 4:38. once again, you look at the bug, we call it the bug, progressively warmer. >> you step outside, jacqui, and it's humid again. >> it really feels muggy, yes. we've got this pattern tomorrow morning and that's the good news because i think >> amanda meadows is off today and is rob, hey, rob. >> good morning, jacqui. things are moving well on the roadways. we'll start on virginia. i-95 woodbridge, newington no tieups in the springfield interchange. good go on 95 in maryland, checking out just fine columbia, past laurel headed for the outer loop of the beltway where things continue to go well. we have a live shot right around colesville road. the travel lane is moving to speed. i'm rob wood fork in the wtop traffic center back to jummy and scott. >> thank you. 4:40 is your time, 75 degrees. >> so what if it's just preseason, the point is football is back and we're going to take you to the dividing line between redski
CSPAN
Aug 9, 2013 7:00pm EDT
in the fourth district in northwest washington. these murders are targeted killings. c-span: what did you hear there, and what we doing in 1989? >> guest: the fourth district is referred to where i started. when i started there but after going to the academy, we had about a week's worth of riots in mount pleasant where the entire area was just completely out of control, looting, burning, and they torched about six or seven of our police cars in the riots. that is very accurate description. c-span: what was it like for you when you started on the street? >> guest: the city was a very different place. it was in shambles. we just didn't have any cars and so i walked on foot for a few years. the first car had 127,000 miles on it that i was assigned to. financially the city was broken. so it may policing that much more challenging with equipment and resources. but i enjoyed walking on foot, i believe that was my favorite assignment. i learned more by being embedded into a community, knowing everybody, being so sensitive to things that i had noticed. if a car was parked in a certain place at a certa
NBC
Aug 9, 2013 5:00pm EDT
shoulder from children's national medical center in northwest washington, according to the police. the two young boys were there with a social worker who were concerned the boys might have been abused. jennifer donelan has more on what happened and what she found out about the mother's past. jen? >> maureen, that possible child investigation is the part the authorities cannot speak on at the time. they cannot tell us if the children were being physically abused, and if so who was doing the abusing. what happened yesterday when the mother showed up at the hospital began in all out area manhunt. in the midst of an investigation into possible child abuse, this 27-year-old woman is accused of stealing her own sons away from children's national medical center. police sources say the two boys, ages five and 10, wherein the custody of a social worker from the child services agency when they were kidnapped. >> me and my daughter pulled up to bring my grandson to the emergency room and there were a bunch of police cars. >> police sources say the social worker brought the boy to the hospital for val
CSPAN
Aug 8, 2013 8:00pm EDT
in washington and one time i asked him what he used as his coffee table and i said stanley, what you haven't met him and he said, nude pictures. years later when his family died, i dropped the subject ends are you years later he left his archives and they deliberately delivered the marine corps locker to my house and my husband said, what is in there. and i said nude photos. and he said, come on, let's open it, and i said no, i don't want to remember stanley that way. he said we have to openness, stanley was a great photographer. and we argued about it for a while. then we opened it. it was not nude photographs at all, it was the most sentimental store of kennedy photographs and artifacts and letters and handwritten notes from the president himself and the first lady. anyway, i'm going to show you some of them. i'm going to tell you about them. but because this was the 50th anniversary of the kennedy administration, and because stanley had left me these photographs from i really wanted to share them and i just didn't want to donate them, you know, to a library where they would fit in dust and pe
CSPAN
Aug 9, 2013 7:00am EDT
for a presidential medal of freedom? share with us this morning on "washington journal to go (202) 585-3880 four republican, (202) 585-3881 for democrats and (202) 585-3882 for independents. you can also e-mail us or send it via twitter, @cspanwj facebook.com/c-span, or journal@c-span.org is our e-mail address. here is an article from the "hill" newspaper. host: andy 16 recipients for the newest batch of presidential medal of freedom honorees, president oakland the, opera daniel, sally ride, bayard loretta lynn, kahneman,niel patricia ward, arturo sandoval, gloria steinem, ernie banks. post"rmer "washington editor receiving the medal of freedom. it says here 91 years old, who remains a vice president at large at the newspaper. respected for his tenure at the editor from 1968 through 1991 during the paper's heyday. some of the other nominees, other winners this year are the late senator daniel anyway of nouye of- i host: 202 is the area code or who would you nominate for the presidential medal of freedom? (202) 585-3880 for republicans, (202) 585-3881 for democrats, and (202) 585-3882 for all oth
PBS
Aug 8, 2013 5:30pm PDT
and how it permanently changed politics. we talk to the washington post's dan balz about his book, "collision 2012." >> everything changes from one cycle to another. i don't think i've seen as many changes in one cycle as we saw between 2008 and 2012. >> brown: and can apps for babies be educational? or are they harmful entertainment? we look at one advocacy group's complaint to the federal trade commission. >> ifill: that's all ahead on tonight's "newshour." >> major funding for the pbs newshour has been provided by: ♪ ♪ moving our economy for 160 years. bnsf, the engine that connects us. >> and by the alfred p. sloan foundation. supporting science, technology, and improved economic performance and financial literacy in the 21st century. >> and with the ongoing support of these institutions and foundations. and... >> this program was made possible by the corporation for public broadcasting. and by contributions to your pbs station from viewers like you. thank you. >> brown: a badly damaged nuclear plant in japan loomed over budget talks today in tokyo. officials are working
NBC
Aug 9, 2013 6:00am EDT
washington. john? >> jummy, a possible child abuse case turned abduction. this morning we're told the two boys are safe and sound but still a lot of questions this morning. this was a seven-hour manhunt and it all started, of all places, at children's hospital here in the district. police calling this a parental abduction. now, we want to show you a couple of photos here. this is 27-year-old mikisha funderburk. she is the mother of 5-year-old markale and 10-year-old marquis. she was last seen on surveillance video at about 4:00 yesterday afternoon just outside children's hospital. moments after, police say, she kidnapped her own children while they were with a social worker inside the hospital. now, the boys were initially taken from their mother and brought over to the hospital because of reports that one of the boys was bruised, he had bruises on his body. now, it is unclear if the children were being seen by a physician at the moment or they were in the custody of protective services when they were taken by the mother. this, again, was around 4:00 in the afternoon. a busy hospital. one
NBC
Aug 9, 2013 6:00pm EDT
northeast washington, sam ford, abc 7 news. least three deaths are being blamed on flooding in the southern plains. two feet of rain fell in southern missouri in the past week. across the region, roads have turned into lakes and fields and crops have been submerged. we have a few showers and downpours, and the areas that are getting them are getting torrential rain, but they are few and far between. the weekend is looking better. some of the time lapse, enable academy in annapolis. -- the naval academy in annapolis. this is about to an hours worth. it went from sunshine, dark skies, torrential rain, a brief rainbow, then skies cleared out. sunshine right outside of the studios in arlington. showers and storms, thunderstorm warning has just expired for charles county and a county. and theiminishing, bright reds the past 30 minutes or so. pretty good downpours across charles county, southern prince george's county, dunkirk, hunting council top calvert county, more heavy stuff will move towards the bay the next 20, 30 minutes. this is developing ahead of the cold front that will slide through
Current
Aug 9, 2013 3:00am PDT
. this is recent for washington. just opening now the first medical marijuana dispensaries including one right over there. right across the street from us. walked by it last night. big crowd outside. right over the popeye's chicken which we love. >> no more perfect place. >> there is a starbucks on the corner. >> shapingry la for -- shangry law for pot stickers. so many say this is dangerous including and above all, cnn's chief medical correspondent dr. sanjay gupta who is a good guy but has always been down on pot. medical marijuana is a big mistake. yesterday, he came out and he said "i was wrong." here he is talking to piers morgan on cnn night before last. >> i have. and as part of my thinking, i have apologized for some of the earlier reporting because i think we've been terribly and systematically misled. part of that misleading. >> bill: he said i did part of that misleading. she said you know, the research is out there but i didn't take the time to do the research myself. i believed what the fed said. they were lying. >> i didn't look at labs in other country doing research. i didn't look a
NBC
Aug 9, 2013 6:00am EDT
. >> good morning. state will bes of meeting in washington. it is expected to be intense. >> we had a lot of fish to fry, so to speak. >> john kerry and chuck hagel will sit down with their russian counterparts today. the relationship with the countries has become chilly. >> if you are not making counterproposals, we cannot have a discussion. >> common ground has been steadily decreasing. disagreements over syria and the final straw, russia granting asylum to edward snowden. >> there is ample justification to return mr. snowden to the united states.>> those issues leading president obama is pulling out of a summit with the russian president. >> the relationship was not at the point to have a presidential-level meeting. >> this puts extra pressure on today. the hope is they can make progress on the issues and find some common ground. >> i would hope that the russians would come to washington with some responses to proposals that we have been making for the last three or four months. >> president obama is expected to talk about his decision not to attend that conference later today at a new
MSNBC
Aug 9, 2013 2:00am PDT
press ken -- nbc's tracie potts joins us live in washington with a preview. tracey, good friday morning. >> coming up, the president's headed off to martha's vineyard for nine days so he wants to get some things on the record first. and it's not unusual to see these end of summer news conferences. let's talk about some of the issues that may come up. russia for certain, this is the first time that we will have heard from the president publicly since the white house announced that meeting, that one-on-one summit with russian president vladimir putin has been cancelled. what does the president think about that and how does he move the white house forward? also how big of a deal was giving asylum to edward snowden and how is the u.s. going to continue to try to get him back, that is very likely to come up. not to mention these terror threats, the new one you mentioned that shut down the consulate there and the earlier one that shut down 19 embassyings and consul lalts. >>> and a quick programming note, msnbc will have life coverage of the presidential news conference at 3:00 p.m. eastern t
PBS
Aug 9, 2013 4:30pm PDT
on mr. summer's preemptively, which is a standard washington exercise that i don't like. >> reporter: so tyler, obviously, this is very personal for the president. he has a relationship with larry summers. he didn't like to see the piling on. that might explain leaks we saw over the past couple week complaining that larry summers might be the front runner for the job, the president insisting, though, today he hasn't picked a candidate yet. >> he talked a little bit today about the implantation of obamacare, healthcare reform and the possibility that a government shut down might be used as a weapon in that funding battle. give us some thoughts on that, am amin. >> reporter: he said if you implement something as big as obamacare, as he calls it now and expects there will be glitches here. nonetheless, he said he doesn't like the politics on the republican side threatening a government shut down. he tried to position it as republicans trying to shut down the government to block 30 million americans from getting access to healthcare that, he said, is simply a bad idea. >> thank you very much
NBC
Aug 9, 2013 4:30am EDT
to be front and center. tracie potts joins us live in washington with a preview. >> reporter: good morning, everyone. it's not unusual to have this august press conference. congress is gone. his republican critics are gone. the president takes the spotlight and can make headlines here. there's a huge agenda for this. he has a lot to talk about internationally, our involvement in the unrest in syria and in egypt, but even more recently, this terror threat that has shut down 19 embassies and a separate one as you just noted that shut down the embassy in pakistan. what is going on abroad and what is the u.s. doing to fight terror? that is likely to be a big topic today, not to mention the cancellation of the russian summit with president putin and what that does for u.s. relations. what is going on with edward snowden? is he ever going to make it back here to face charges? the president will address a lot of those issues today. while his relationship with putin seems frosty right now, we have two russian officials who are coming here to washington to meet with the russian counterparts at the
ABC
Aug 9, 2013 5:30am EDT
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NBC
Aug 8, 2013 11:00pm EDT
're in washington. f you walk over here this is where the ravens fans sat in a house that was divided tonight. >> you've got your ravens. >> and your redskins. >> born and bread in montgomery county. >> die hard skins fans say this to ravens fans. >> i would ask them who they liked before 1996. that's what i would say. >> but ravens fans have quite a response. >> super bowl choins. >> with the ravens on one side and the redskins on the other. this divided cup hl a long discussion about where to is it. mike the redskins fan won sort of. >> if we is it here we can see both. >> i don't think she's buying this is she? >> no. >> girlfriend ravens fans second that. >> we'll be moving in a little bit. >> the employees are split. a ravens supporting bartender works under a skins supporting manager. as you saw there, we have a lot of redskins and ravens fans in the house tonight. is hing they all agree on they are glad football is back. >> excited fans there tonight. thank you. >> also new tonight the recent tension between the united states and russia is about to take center stage before the nation.
FOX News
Aug 9, 2013 2:00am PDT
with jack nicholson and nominated for an academy award. >> let's talk about washington now. more of the same mess at the irs. brand new testimony revealing the embattled agency is still targeting conservative groups. after all of the attention. peter doocy is live for us in washington. what's this all about. >> they would no longer be scrutinizeed by the irs for their political beliefs. there's a new washington piece that contains a transcript between congressional investigator and irs agent. it is a tea party group in the political at cassie case even if no evidence of activity on the application. the irs agent said based on my current manager's direction uh-huh. back in may you remember president obama said he wasn't going to tolerate improper behavior at the irs. >> it doesn't matter what political side you are from. the irs has to operate with absolute integrity. the government has to conduct itself in the way that is true to the public for us that is especially true for the irs. >> they want to put lois lerner the head of the irs tax exception commission back on the stand. >> lois lerne
PBS
Aug 8, 2013 11:30pm PDT
propaganda victory to al qaeda. the jury experts are also saying washington could have been more guarded -- security experts are also saying washington could have been more guarded. >> it was more specific to yemen than a regional concern. in some ways, we did overreact. >> danielle green served in the u.s. military in iraq and afghanistan wars. militants in yemen pose an especially potent threat. >> al qaeda benefits from yemen. the ethnicity of many of its members are of arabic heritage. osama bin laden -- it is close to saudi arabia, there are funding sources from private citizens. >> yemen is on high alert. security has been tightened. multiple checkpoints have been set up and tanks are guarding key installations. the yemeni army has surrounded foreign buildings as well as the airport. the strategic interest to the red sea is also being closely monitored. as muslims celebrate the end of the month of ramen on -- ramadan, the yemeni government says they have foiled a plot by al qaeda. >> the interior ministry has implemented many security plans for safety and stability in yemen
MSNBC
Aug 8, 2013 5:00pm PDT
, from washington. i'm ezra klein sitting in for the one and the only christopher l. hayes. tonight on "all in" nuclear states, russia and the u.s., own 94% of the world's nuclear weapons. yes, 94% was that number. which makes this current spat a bit more tense, right? >>> also tonight the fight over obama care takes a recess. the summer of the angry anti-obama care town hall is back. but unlike last time this story played out, it is republicans who are feeling the heat. >>> plus why the federal government needs to rethink the science around medical marijuana. all that is ahead. >>> but tonight we begin with the u.s. and russia relations in a downward and dangerous spiral. today white house spokesperson jay carney spent most of his daily briefing fielding questions about russia. the president announced a rare news conference for tomorrow. we expect he will answer a flood of questions about the increasingly chilly relations between the two countries. now, when you hear the u.s. and russia are bickering, when you hear their relationship is deteriorating or on the rocks, i want you to
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